Ten Arguments For Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now

07 December 2019 | By Jaron Lanier | Filed in: internet.

A blisteringly good, urgent, essential read ZADIE SMITH Jaron Lanier, the world famous Silicon Valley scientist pioneer and high tech genius Sunday Times who first alerted us to the dangers of social media, explains why its toxic effects are at the heart of its design, and explains in ten

Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America

07 December 2019 | By Christopher Wylie | Filed in: internet.

For the first time, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower tells the inside story of the data mining and psychological manipulation behind the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum, connecting Facebook, WikiLeaks, Russian intelligence, and international hackers Mindf ck goes deep inside

Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language

07 December 2019 | By Gretchen McCulloch | Filed in: internet.

A linguistically informed look at how our digital world is transforming the English language Language is humanity s most spectacular open source project, and the internet is making our language change faster and in interesting ways than ever before Internet conversations are structured by

I Hate the Internet

07 December 2019 | By Jarett Kobek | Filed in: internet.

What if you told the truth and the whole world heard you What if you lived in a country swamped with Internet outrage What if you were a woman in a society that hated women Set in the San Francisco of 2013, I Hate the Internet offers a hilarious and obscene portrayal of life amongst the victims

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State

07 December 2019 | By Glenn Greenwald | Filed in: internet.

By Glenn Greenwald, star of Citizenfour, the Academy Award winning documentary on Edward Snowden In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily

@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex

07 December 2019 | By Shane Harris | Filed in: internet.

Asurprising, page turning account of how the wars of the future are already being fought todayThe United States military currently views cyberspace as the fifth domain of warfare alongside land, air, sea, and space , and the Department of Defense,the National Security Agency, and the CIAall field

Prediction Machines: The Simple Economics of Artificial Intelligence

07 December 2019 | By Ajay Agrawal | Filed in: internet.

What does AI mean for your business Read this book to find out Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google Artificial intelligence does the seemingly impossible, magically bringing machines to life driving cars, trading stocks, and teaching children But facing the sea change that AI will bring can